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Daphne  genkwa Siebold & Zucc.   
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FamilyTHYMELAEACEAE
Genus species var.Daphne  genkwa Siebold & Zucc. 
SynonymsDaphne fortunei Lindl.
 Daphne genkwa var. fortunei (Lindl.) Franch.
 Wikstroemia genkwa (Siebold & Zucc.) Domke
Territory ChinaEastern AsiaChina South-CentralChina North-CentralChina SoutheastKoreaTaiwan
thickets and woods
Altitude300-1000m
Description leaves opposite, ovate to elliptic-oblong, 3-4cm, apex acute, base broadly cuneate, inflorescence fasciculate, 3-6-flowered, axillary, flowers 6-10mm long
Size30-90cm
Colorpurple, purplish blue
Bloomspring, early summer
Ca-
Typeshrub
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shade
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
cuttings in late summer; layering in spring
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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